A person shrugging their shoulders to indicate a lack of knowledge about a particular topic, or a lack of care about the result of a situation.
Displays as raised shoulders, sometimes in conjunction with raised arms and flat hands. The shrug gesture in text (emoticon) form is known as the shruggie and typed as: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Shrug was approved as part of Unicode 9.0 in 2016.
🚩 Approved in 2016. Expect limited cross-platform support.
Also Known As
- 🤷 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Emoji
- 🤷 Shrugging Emoji
The Shrug emoji supports skin tone modifiers. A yellow (or other non-human) skin tone should be shown by default, unless an emoji modifier is applied.
Platforms without support for emoji modifiers display a missing symbol character (box with a cross, alien, or question mark in it) next to any modified emoji.
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